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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Saturniini > Cricula

Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) – Three-windowed Cricula

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Assam
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
C. andrei and C. jordani are rather more orange. Best distinguished by dissection and DNA barcoding.
References:
  1. Jordan, K. 1909. On the Species of Cricula (Saturniidae) Novit. zool. 16 (2) : 300-332.
  2. Tikader, A., Vijayan, K. and Saratchandra, B., 2014. Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer)(Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)-A silk producing wild insect in India. Tropical Lepidoptera Research, pp.22-29. For early stages of Cricula trifenestrata
 
 

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Sankararaman, H. 2021. Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) – Three-windowed Cricula. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355960/Cricula-trifenestrata
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